Beaver Creek State Park is comprised of a total of 2,722 acres of land and 4 acres of water in Columbiana County, Ohio. The park is situated near East Liverpool on the banks of Little Beaver Creek and in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The park includes a national and state wild and scenic river called Little Beaver Creek, after which the park was named. To get to the park, just travel 9 miles from East Liverpool City, in the northeast corner of Ohio State.
The area where the park sits has a rich history interest some of which includes the location where General John Hunt Morgan was captured during the American Civil War. There are also lots of historical sites to explore including abandoned canal locks as well as the Pioneer Village that includes a gift shop, blacksmith shop, the water-powered grist mill, chapel, schoolhouse, covered bridge, restored canal era lock, and a cabin.
As for the ecology of the place, it consists of sandstone hills and various habitats including a gorge, bottomlands, and forests let alone the Little Beaver Creek. Generally, the terrain consists of high rock cliffs, steep walls, and several gentle rapids. This ecology provides the perfect backdrop for plenty of the activities that make the park popular for several activities including picnicking, camping, hunting and fishing, canoeing, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, and sledding.
Some of the amenities available at the park to facilitate these activities include 53 campsites (without electricity), picnic shelter, picnic areas, The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center, playground, archery range, bridle trails (25 miles), hiking trails (16 miles), and a lot more.
Visiting the park is free of charge and this includes any pets that you may have with you including your dog. You will, however, need to follow standard Ohio state park rules which include the following: your dog must always be on a leash no longer than 6 feet long. Your dog is not allowed to wander into park buildings including cabin areas, lodge areas, wildlife display areas, and other places that are not designated as pet-friendly areas. Also, if you want to camp then you are only allowed to have a maximum of two pets per campsite.